• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 411

    Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)

    The antiquarian bookseller

    Price Realised  

    Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)
    The antiquarian bookseller
    signed in Cyrillic 'V. Makovskii' (lower left)
    oil on paper laid down on board
    10½ x 7½ in. (27 x 19 cm.)


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    Another version of the present composition was included in the 25th Peredvizniki Exhibition which took place from 2 March 1897-11 January 1898 in St Petersburg, Moscow, Kharkov, Poltava, Odessa and Kiev.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Gallery Basmadijan, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION